Darren and I have just started our sixth renovation project.  This time, our task is to renovate a two bedroom Spanish town house in Pego, an hours drive from either Alicante or Valencia.  After mum bought her own villa in the town, we pursued the local estate agents online, and fell in…

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Our fifth renovation project  was our smallest to date.  After selling our second renovation project, Thorold Road, we struggled to find a new property to transfer the our mortgage to. Market conditions in Southampton were at a peak, and despite a number of above asking price offers, we failed to find a…

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We started our third renovation project before we had even finished our second renovation.  Only this project was a little more different that the other two.  Our third renovation project was a commercial renovation.  Not only did we renovate a building, we also opened a business at the same time. Dora’s Cups…

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If we thought our first home renovation was hard going, our second home renovation, now becoming known as ‘Metcalfe Makeovers’ was in another league altogether! The three bedroom semi detached property which we bought in March 2013 was in a pretty bad state. We actually brought the house in the dark…

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Hello! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Victoria and I’ll be the voice behind this blog, with a bit of help from my husband, Darren, who’s a little more wizzy with computers and coding (and is also a tad more patient than I am….).  If you haven’t guessed already, we’re the Metcalfe’s!

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